Significado de “draft” - Diccionario inglés

draft en inglés británico

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draftnoun

uk /drɑːft/ us /dræft/

draft noun (PLAN)

B2 [ C ] a piece of text, a formal suggestion, or a drawing in its original state, often containing the main ideas and intentions but not the developed form:

This is only a rough draft - the finished article will have pictures too.
She asked me to check the (first) draft of her proposal.

Más ejemplos

draft noun (COLD AIR)

[ C ] US UK draught a current of unpleasantly cold air blowing through a room

draft noun (BEER)

[ U ] US UK draught a system of storing and serving drinks from large containers, especially barrels:

Is the lager on draft or is it bottled?

draftadjective [ before noun ]

US UK draught uk /drɑːft/ us /dræft/

draft adjective [ before noun ] (BEER)

(of drinks such as beer) stored in and served from large containers, especially barrels:

draftverb

uk /drɑːft/ us /dræft/

draft verb (PLAN)

C1 UK to write down a document for the first time, including the main points but not all the details:

Draft a proposal for the project and we can discuss it at the meeting.

UK to draw the plans for a new building, structure, machine, etc.:

They hired an architect to draft the plans for their new home.

Frases verbales

draftadjective [ before noun ]

uk /drɑːft/ us /dræft/

draft adjective [ before noun ] (PLAN)

A draft plan, document, etc. is in its first form, including the main points but not all the details:

draft adjective [ before noun ] (BEER)

US UK draught (of drinks such as beer) stored in and served from large containers, especially barrels:

draft adjective [ before noun ] (ANIMALS)

US UK draught (of animals) used for pulling heavy loads, vehicles, etc.:

a draft horse

(Definición de draft de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

draft en inglés americano

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draftnoun

us /dræft/

draft noun (PLAN)

writing, art [ C ] a piece of writing or drawing that is done early in the development of a work to help prepare it in its final form:

The architects gave us their first draft of the design.

draft noun (CHOOSING PEOPLE)

[ U ] the process by which people are ordered by law to become members of the armed forces, or the process by which players are chosen to play for professional (= paid) sports teams

draft noun (COLD AIR)

[ C ] a current of cold air inside a room:

She felt a cold draft every time the door was opened.

draft noun (BANKING)

[ C ] a written order for money to be paid by a bank:

a bank draft

draftverb [ T ]

us /dræft/

draft verb [ T ] (WRITE)

to write something, esp. at an early stage before it is in final form:

She drafted a letter to her lawyer.

draft verb [ T ] (CHOOSE PEOPLE)

to order a person to become a member of the armed forces

In sports, to draft is to choose someone, esp. someone in a college or university to become available as a player for a team that pays its players:

The Cleveland Cavaliers drafted him in the first round.

(Definición de draft de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

draft en inglés de negocios

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draftnoun [ C ]

uk /drɑːft/ us /dræft/

a piece of writing such as a letter, report, or speech that may not be in its final form and may have changes made to it:

a rough/early/preliminary draft
a first/second draft She asked me to check the first draft of her proposal.
the final/latest draft
write/produce/prepare a draft A draft of the constitution has been prepared for discussion.
The original draft of the resolution was much more strongly worded.

BANKING a written order for money to be paid by a bank, especially to another bank:

When products are imported, they have to be paid for, often with a draft on the buyer's bank.
The money should be transferred by draft rather than electronically.

US TRANSPORT →  draught

draftverb [ T ]

uk /drɑːft/ us /dræft/

to write something such as a letter, speech, or report in a form that may have changes made to it:

draft a letter/speech

draftadjective [ before noun ]

uk /drɑːft/ us /dræft/

a draft plan, document, etc. is not in its final form, and may have changes made to it:

(Definición de draft de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)